The genre dates back to Edgar Allan Poe, but social media and a lack of public faith in criminal justice have changed the stakes for modern stories like The Jinx and Serial.
The HBO miniseries’ tragic final act concludes with residents moving into their new homes.
Yonkers finally complies with an order to build public housing, causing a mixed response of triumph, outrage, and acceptance from residents.
The HBO miniseries from The Wire creator David Simon follows an embattled city resisting efforts to build public housing.
The head of FX thinks a glut of new TV shows “has created a huge challenge in finding compelling original stories.” But might what’s bad for networks ultimately be good for viewers? Atlantic writers discuss.
USA’s new hacker drama is a surprise hit that deserves attention for its subtle critiques of gender norms and masculinity.
The new documentary The Look of Silence is the companion to 2012’s The Act of Killing, and follows a man who confronts the people who killed his brother in Indonesia’s 1965 anti-Communist purge.
The summer’s latest found-footage horror film tries to find scares in a school after dark.
In an attempt to reach African American customers, many U.S. businesses began integrating their commercials—often by relying on fraught stereotypes.
The third installment in the horror series abandons the more cinematic storytelling of the first two movies, and suffers for it.
The island has long been an idealized and exoticized location for American films, but Cameron Crowe’s new movie makes more of an attempt to understand it than most.
In the AMC series finale, some characters said their goodbyes, while others embarked on fresh beginnings.
A tragic plotline in the penultimate episode emphasized that the consequences of glossing over the truth are inevitable.
Dozens of real-life products and companies have been mentioned on the AMC show, and many respond positively to the free publicity. But maybe they shouldn't.
'Lost Horizon' was a tremendously weird and mostly entertaining episode.
The five partners of SC&P finally face a new era.
ABC's Asian American family sitcom has had a groundbreaking first season, but that's no reason viewers shouldn't raise their expectations if the show is renewed.
Don's dreams are turning to dust, but will anyone else find a happy ending?
Don and the show said farewell to a longtime character, Peggy and Stan were seduced by a photographer, and Diana revealed the secret she ran away from.
The midseason premiere dwelled on the disillusionment that comes with facing reality.
The show's fifth-season finale wisely chose story over the typical explosion of violence.